Fish

As summer approaches and anglers head to the water, the challenge isn't just about casting your line but knowing where to cast it. Today, we’re breaking down Phil Rowley’s proven techniques for finding fish in stillwaters.
In this episode of Anchored, we discuss the history of Trout Unlimited, the issue of abandoned mines and hydropower in the US, as well as how TU navigates the issue of introduced fish.
Have you ever thought about what drives the feeding frenzy of trout beneath the still surface of your favorite lake? Look no further than the chironomid, an insect often mistaken for a mosquito but far more crucial in the aquatic food web...
In this episode of Anchored, we cover the challenges and rewards of running a fly shop, the complexities of obtaining an outfitter license, and Millie's journey as a female ambassador in the industry.
Want to learn how to tie flies? The following guide draws on insights from author and seasoned tier Jerry Darkes and offers valuable tips and tricks to help you get started. Let’s dive right in!
Mac Brown is the owner of Mac Brown Fly Fish and Fly Fishing Guide School in Western NC. In this episode of Anchored we discuss advanced fly casting, trick casts, fly fishing’s evolution and so much more.
Mending is not just a technique but an art that significantly enhances your ability to present flies - be they dry flies, nymphs, or streamers - in a manner that entices fish, transforming luck into skill. One person who knows a thing or two about this topic is Mickey Finn.
Ryan Brod is a seasoned writer whose essays have graced the pages of numerous prestigious publications. We discuss fishing in Maine, how to fly fish from a canoe, carp in tidal waters, what makes us hunters (as anglers), choosing passion over profit in this day and age, and more.
Mike Schultz, affectionately known as “Schultzy,” is the Owner of Schultz Outfitters Fly Shop & Guide Service. In this episode, we discuss the process of opening his fly shop, tactics for catching smallmouth bass on the fly, the effects of water temperature, tackle, and more.
Venturing onto the water opens up vast fishing opportunities in remote areas unreachable by foot or larger vessels. Yet, with adventure comes challenges and hazards that can turn a peaceful trip into a perilous ordeal. That’s where this guide comes into play...
In this episode of Anchored, we discuss how Aaron got involved in the Spey scene in the early years, his struggle with Crohn’s disease, getting his casting certification, grieving dead river systems, and more.
Bob Clay, a seasoned pro in making bamboo rods, shows us the ropes on how to perfectly flame bamboo to get it rod-ready. Let's take a look at how this process works and what you need to know to do it right.